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  1. Attempt to identify ill dolphin

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Library photographs of protected species are being examined in an attempt to identify the Chinese white dolphin that was rescued last week after beaching in Sai Kung. Scientists from the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department have been comparing photographs of the female dolphin with others in their archives. Since the dolphin was taken to Ocean Park on Saturday for medical ...

  2. Location of border crossing will benefit engineers, not dolphins

    Posted May 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... makes an astounding claim that he is protecting the Chinese white dolphin. He goes as far as stating that he has made a special effort to avoid obstructing the dolphins' feeding grounds to justify locating the border crossing facility east of the airport. He completely ignores the fact that this would have a greater impact on the dolphins. He now places the crossing facility right ...

  3. How we sold the pink dolphins down the river

    Posted Dec 28th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... expressing their dream of what they wish Hong Kong harbour to look like. Interestingly, many of these works show dolphins frolicking in the water, reflecting the widespread affection for the marine mammals that inhabit our neighbourhood. The dolphin was Hong Kong's official mascot of the 1997 handover ceremony. But now that work has officially started on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau ...

  4. Dolphin research is more than skin deep

    Posted Apr 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Two conservationists have won crucial backing for a study that could throw new light on the shy, rare Chinese white dolphin. In the first of a five-part series on Hong Kong's endangered animals, Cheung Chi-fai explains how a breakthrough in research-gathe The Chinese white dolphin, an ecological icon of Hong Kong, will be put under closer scientific study later this year ...

  5. Stranded dolphin gets round-the-clock care

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... A Chinese white dolphin was under intensive care and 24-hour watch at Ocean Park last night after it was found beached in a Sai Kung marine park - the first live stranding of the protected ... to swim properly and we have to hold it in water and help it balance for breathing,' Mr Hung said. 'We believe the dolphin was abandoned by its family group because it had health ...

  6. Link may pose dolphin threat

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there is insufficient information on how the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is likely to affect the threatened Chinese white dolphin. The group is urging the Advisory Council on the Environment not to endorse ... for an estimated 1,500 Chinese White Dolphins. The three reports by the Highways Department assess construction of the bridge's crossing facilities and two link roads within Hong Kong borders. ...

  7. White dolphins in protecting hands

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Huang Ruixi Jenny Cheng Cheuk-man has the face of a seafarer- weathered by the wind, sun and rain she endures while taking people to see Chinese white dolphins off Lantau. She is also someone who obviously believes in the value of her job and tries to help people understand the importance of protecting the environment and endangered dolphins. 'I love the job because ...

  8. Seismic survey will harm dolphins and whales, say greens

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle A seismic survey about to begin in the waters of Southeast Asia will harm and possibly kill dolphins and whales, green groups say. Hong Kong celebrated its first known sighting ... tsunamis. Samuel Hung Ka-yiu, director of the Hong Kong Cetacean Research Project and chairman of the Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society, questioned the need for the survey, which would see ...

  9. CLP Power restricts dredging to benefit white dolphins

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Endangered Chinese white dolphins can expect a better environment in which to mate after CLP Power said dredging work for its proposed terminal on South Soko Island would ... director, Richard Lancaster, said the restrictions included suspending piling during the breeding season of another dolphin- Neophocaena Phocaenoides, or finless porpoise, often spotted around ...

  10. Fish meal for saved dolphin

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... The Chinese white dolphin that was found stranded in shallow water in Sai Kung was in stable condition yesterday after getting her first meal since being rescued on Saturday. Her keepers ... A blood test and an X-ray will be carried out today to determine if the dolphin has lung problems because she was unable to keep her balance while swimming yesterday, Ocean Park spokeswoman Vivian ...




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